August 08, 2017

Tata Steel's Noamundi Iron Mine bags Safety, Health & Environment award from CII

Kolkata: The Noamundi Iron Mine of the Ore Mines & Quarries (OMQ) Division of Tata Steel has bagged the prestigious Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) Excellence Award from Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) Eastern Region for the year 2016-17.

Tata Steel team receiving the award

Parveen Kumar Dhall, chief (processing & logistics), OMQ, Tata Steel and Jai Narendra Pratap Singh, senior manager, safety, OMQ, Tata Steel, received the award on behalf of Tata Steel from Arnab Roy, principal secretary, Department of Fire and Emergency Services, Government of West Bengal on August 8, 2017 at an award ceremony organized by CII eastern region at Kolkata. The award was received in the presence of Andrew Page, advisor to managing director, Tata Steel and Vilas N Gaikwad, chief safety (India & SEA), Tata Steel, along with senior officials of Tata Steel and Sandeep Fullar, chairman, safety taskforce, of CII eastern region.

Expressing happiness on receiving the award, Pankaj Satija, general manager (OMQ), Tata Steel, said, “We are honoured to have been recognised for our efforts towards safety, health and environment. We are committed to continual improvement in our safety, occupational health and environmental performances. Tata Steel believes that excellence in safety, health and environment drives excellence business results. I am sure that this recognition will motivate us to further promote and sustain best practices in all business aspects.”

The excellence in SHE Award by CII is to acknowledge the vision and exemplary commitment the organisation has for environmental responsibility, concern for occupational health and safety of employees and society at large. The objective of this award is to evaluate an organization's interest towards the well-being of its employees through adequate measures, not only for the regulatory requirements, but also as part of management's commitment towards ensuring that the workforce is adequately protected through effective safety, health and environment measures.